1. Learning from the experiences of others is a smart way to learn.There is a quote I like from Ken Schramm: “A smart person learns from his mistakes, but a truly wise person learns from the mistakes of others.” It’s good to learn from your mistakes, but it’s even better to learn from the mistakes of others.
Why? Because then you don’t have to make those mistakes yourself!The fact is, learning history helps you avoid learning things the hard way.
Someone else had paid the price for those lessons. All you need to do is spend some time reading their stories. With just a fraction of the time (not to mention the toil and suffering), you can learn the same lessons.The time you spend learning history will pay itself back many times over by.Read more on lifeoptimizer.org